abominable

[uh-bom-uh-nuh-buhl]
adjective
1.
repugnantly hateful; detestable; loathsome: an abominable crime.
2.
very unpleasant; disagreeable: The weather was abominable last week.
3.
very bad, poor, or inferior: They have abominable taste in clothes.

Origin:
1325–75; Middle English < Latin abōminābilis, equivalent to abōminā() to pray to avert an eventuality, despise as a bad omen, abhor (see ab-, omen) + -bilis -ble

abominableness, noun
abominably, adverb
superabominable, adjective
superabominableness, noun
superabominably, adverb


1. abhorrent, horrible, revolting, foul. 2. miserable.


1. likable, admirable. 2. delightful.
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abominable (əˈbɒmɪnəbəl)
 
adj
1.  offensive; loathsome; detestable
2.  informal very bad, unpleasant, or inferior: abominable weather; abominable workmanship
 
[C14: from Latin abōminābilis, from abōminārī to abominate]
 
a'bominably
 
adv

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abominable
mid-14c., from O.Fr. abominable, from L. abominalis "worthy of abhorrence," from abominari (see abomination). Sometimes misdivided in earlier centuries as a bominable.
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Example sentences
In the process, it has retaliated and treated complaining students and faculty
  abominably.
Both occupying powers behave abominably but in different ways.
Regimes which treated their citizens abominably would, it was recognised,
  eventually pose a threat to other countries too.
For the ruthless ones, the road to riches is clear and brutal: cut costs by
  treating your workers abominably.
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